The Dalles

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At the The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, success and economic growth is our main focus for all of our Chamber Members.

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Welcome to The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce

As the Chamber of Commerce for the The Dalles and surrounding areas, it is our mission to make The Dalles and its surrounding communities an attractive place for business. At the heart of this philosophy is a community dedicated to retaining employees by continually improving their quality of life. We believe community strength comes through business involvement.

July is … All About The Cherry

Cherry Bake Off

The Cherry Bake Off Photo Contest
Calling all bakers! Do you love cherries? Do you love cooking? This contest is for you. Join The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the cherry by entering the cherry cooking contest. For the month of July we will be picking 4 winners (one each week). To be entered to win, submit your recipe and a photo of your entry. We will pick a winner each week at random. Week 4 will be a Chef’s Cook off and we want our local restaurants to join us! The winner of each week will have their recipe and photo shared on social media and will receive a $25 gift card to a local business. The chamber will compile all the recipes and create an ebook. We can’t wait to see what you create with that amazing fruit, the CHERRY.

Week 1 – Desserts
Week 2 – Appetizers
Week 3 – Main or Side Dish
Week 4 – Chef’s Week

Window Decorating Contest

Window Decorating Contest
Time to get out and vote for your favorite window display. Take a walk around town and check out all the amazing window displays. Once you have seen them all vote for your favorite. You can vote for your favorite at All About The Cherry. The winner will be chosen by the community.

The top three displays will win a prize.

1st Place:
3 months Website Banner Ad & Cherry Gift Basket


2nd Place:
3 months of Newsletter Ads & Cherry Gift Basket

3rd Place:
1 month Newsletter Ad & Cherry Gift Basket

The Cherry Trail

The Cherry Trail
Don’t forget to check out The Cherry Trail! Look for our list of cherry specials on our website. Help celebrate the cherry and support local businesses by trying all the cherry specials. Whether it is a cherry cocktail, a cherry dessert, or a special discount for wearing red, you are sure to have a sweetheart of a time! Help support our local spots and celebrate this amazing fruit.

Check Out These Hot Deals

Hop over here to for details about each Cherry Stop.

Balch Hotel
Cannon Packer
Columbia Bank – Cherry Heights
Columbia Bank – Downtown
Columbia Gorge Honda
Columbia Gorge Toyota
Cousins’ Restaurant & Saloon
Curio + PlantLove
Gorge Academy of Cosmetology
Gorge Wine Library
Grinders Coffee
Maurices
Pawsh Spa
Route 30 Bottles & Brews
Sigman’s Flowers
The Dalles Art Center
The Workshop
Tierra de Lobos Winery
Tum-A-Lum Lumber
Willow & Bark Boutique
Zim’s Brau Haus

The Great Cherry Hunt

The Great Cherry Hunt
Join in The Great Cherry Hunt and search for the wooden cherry hidden in local businesses. Once you find the cherry, take a picture or let the clerk know you have found the wooden cherry. You will be given a sticker for participating and will be entered into a drawing to win a gift basket valued at over $300. One entry per business is allowed so be sure to find them all to increase your chance of winning!

Find The Cherry At These Participating Merchants

Balch Hotel
Brenna’s Mosier Market
Columbia Bank Cherry Heights
Columbia Bank The Dalles Downtown
Columbia Gorge Honda
Columbia Gorge Toyota
Cousins’ Restaurant & Saloon
Curio + PlantLove
Gorge Wine Library
Maurices
Northwest Payroll Solutions Inc.
OneMain Financial
Route 30 Burgers Bottles & Brews
Sawyer’s Ace Hardware & Rentals
Sigman’s Flowers
The Dalles Art Center
The Workshop
Tum-A-Lum Lumber
Willow + Bark

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The Dalles Facts

  • Established: 1857

    Established: 1857

  • Population: 15,646 (2017)

    Population: 15,646 (2017)

  • Miles to Portland: 81.9 to Portland International Airport

    Miles to Portland: 81.9 to Portland International Airport

  • Known for: Cherries, Sunshine, Fishing, History & more!

    Known for: Cherries, Sunshine, Fishing, History & more!

  • Average Rainfall: Less than 15 inches a year!

    Average Rainfall: Less than 15 inches a year!

Simply Sunsational

  • 300+ Days of Sun!

    The Dalles is known for our Sun! We feature over 300 days of sun a year! Even during winter, the sun is out!

Simply Delicious!

  • Cherry City!

    The Dalles is a major producer of Cherries! Bing, Rainier, Royal Ann’s and our most popular – Maraschino’s! The Dalles produces the most cherries per capita in the world! With most of our cherries going to desserts. Ben & Jerry’s, Dryers & Byers all use our cherries for their ice cream! Now THAT is a delicious fact!

Less Rain = More FUN!

  • For each mile you drive East of Hood River towards The Dalles you get one less inch of rainfall a year!

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